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Boy, 17, grazed in Avalon Park neighborhood shooting

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A 17-year-old boy was grazed during a shooting Thursday evening in the Avalon Park neighborhood on the South Side.

About 8:15 p.m., he was in the 1300 block of East 83rd Street when a male got out of a black car, took out a weapon and fired shots, according to Chicago Police.

He suffered a graze wound to the hand and was taken to Jackson Park Hospital in good condition, police said.